Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities, and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering, and our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Longfellow School

Collins Building

Dvorak Barn

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Marine Supply Block

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Post Hospital

The Chancery

Thayer Barn

Jensen-Byrd Building

Libbey House

St. Nicholas Church

Electric Building

Blaine Depot

Lincoln School

BF Tabbott House

Skykomish Hotel

Puget Power Building

McNeil Island

William O. McKay Ford

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Elks Building

Steilacoom Train Depot

Fort Steilacoom

Old Granary Building

Northern State Hospital

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Hyer Farm

Five Mile Schoolhouse

South Harbor Park Stack

Nuclear Reactor Building

Mukai Farm and Garden

Washington’s Historic Barns

Point Hudson

Colville Indian Agency

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Trafton Elementary

Bruggemann Ranch

Green Mountain Lookout

McMillin Bridge

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Lone Star Cement Building

Murray Morgan Bridge

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

East Seattle School

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Ellensburg Depot

LaFramboise Farmstead

Vashon Elementary Gym

Fowler House

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Camp Kilworth

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Downtown Mount Vernon

National Historic District

Port Angeles Fire Station

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Old Woodinville School

Downtown Sprague

Robert Morris Earthwork

Camp Waskowitz

National Guard of Washington Armory

Scottish Rite

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Kapus Farmstead

St. Elmo’s

Stephenson House

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Curran House

Digester Building

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Moran School Administration Building

Bush House

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Sand Point Naval Station

Snohomish County Courthouse

Reard Freed Farmstead

Old City Hall

Masonic Home of Washington

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Donovan District

McReavy House

Valley Schoolhouse

Carmack House

First Hill Apartments

Howard S. Wright House

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Dorsey Bulding

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Haller House

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Oysterville Historic District

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Schooner Wawona

P-I Globe

Old Tumwater Brewery

Providence Heights College

B Reactor, Hanford Site

The Showbox

Packard House

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Arlington High School

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Day Block

Holy Rosary

Kelley Farm

Waldo General Hospital

Washington Hall

Shelton Gymnasium

Old Ritzville Highschool

Surrey Downs

Scout House

Harborview Hall

Parlor Car #1799

Bettinger House

St. Ignatius Hospital

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Hastings Buildings

Coke Oven Park

Morgan Middle School

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds